Enabling Legislation

Urban 3An approved erosion and sediment control plan is required for any land clearing, grading, or other earth disturbances where more than 5,000 square feet of area or 100 cubic yards of material is disturbed.

Erosion and sediment control plan authority is given under Environmental Article, § 4-101, Annotated Code of Maryland.  The established regulations may be found under Title 26, Department of the Environment, Chapter 17 Water Management.

SCDs Role in Erosion & Sediment Control & SWM